NAME

syslogd – receive syslog information

SYNOPSIS

syslogd [ –x netmntpt ]

DESCRIPTION

The syslogd process gateways RFC–3164 udp syslog messages from the given network stack to syslog (see perror(2)) using the logname syslog.facility. The default network stack is /net but may be overridden with the –x flag.

SOURCE

/sys/src/cmd/syslogd.c

SEE ALSO

perror(2).

BUGS

Syslogd is not recommended for monitoring Plan 9 systems; use syslog, /lib/rfc/rfc3164.
A hardcoded list of facilties is used and the facility name sr (Coraid SR units use this facility) is used instead of local0.